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What is Circumcision?

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the part of the foreskin over the head of the penis. Laser-based circumcision is way more effective and successful as compared to the traditional procedures. The foreskin is removed with a laser that ablates the skin and controls bleeding from the skin as well. Circumcision can be performed in males of any age.

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Overview

Laser Circumcision
Circumcision benefits:
  • Decreased risk of STDs
  • Reduced risk of urinary tract infections
  • No surgical scar after laser circumcision
  • Minimal risk of infection
  • Permanent solution for all foreskin problems
  • Enhances sexual pleasure for female partners
  • Reduced risk of penile cancer
ICD-10 codes for Phimosis:
  • N47.0 - Adherent prepuce, newborn
  • N47.1 - Phimosis
  • N47.2 - Paraphimosis
  • N47.6 - Balanoposthitis
  • N47.3 - Deficient foreskin
  • N47.4 - Benign cyst of the prepuce
  • N47.8 - Other disorders of the prepuce
  • N47.5 - Adhesions of prepuce and glans penis
  • N47.7 - Other inflammatory diseases of the prepuce
Complications of untreated phimosis:
  • Posthitis
  • Balanitis
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penile carcinoma
  • Voiding dysfunction
Phimosis in different languages:
  • Phimosis in Hindi: फाईमोसिस
  • Phimosis in Marathi: फिमोसिस
  • Phimosis in Telugu: ఫిమోసిస్
  • Phimosis in Tamil: முன்தோல் குறுக்கம்
  • Phimosis in Malayalam: ഫിമോസിസ്
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Treatment

Diagnosis

It is important to check the complete history of the patient or about any previous peins infection or injuries (if he has any). It is also suggested to mention the impact of any symptoms on sexual activity.

A physical examination is essential that includes looking at the penis and foreskin. The doctor may order urine tests to check for urine infections or take a swab from the foreskin area to check for bacteria.

Phimosis might be a risk factor for type 2 diabetes. Therefore, adults with a tight foreskin are asked to get blood and urine tests for safety purpose.

Surgery

Laser treatment inflicts very little pain as compared to traditional procedures. So, it is now considered the best treatment for phimosis which is also known as the inability to retract the foreskin behind the glans penis. Not only adults, but it can also be done in infants. Moreover, it is beneficial for patients who are hemophilic or have blood-related issues. At Pristyn Care in Bhopal, the entire surgery through laser technique takes around 15 to 20 minutes and involves a quicker recovery.

Advantages

  • Safe, minimally invasive
  •  painless procedure
  •  minimum blood loss
  • Quick recovery
  • No hospital stay
  • Easier to keep the penis clean
  • Easier to avoid infection
  • Less prone to urinary tract infection

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the urologist diagnose phimosis?

To diagnose phimosis, the urologist will check with the complete history of the patient such as previous penis infection or any injuries. There is a physical examination where the doctor looks at the penis and the foreskin, asking patients about effects of symptoms on sexual activity. The patient might also be advised to take a blood and urine test to check their sugar levels.

Can I treat phimosis naturally?

Phimosis stretching exercises, steroid creams, over-the-counter ointments and prescribed medicines may treat phimosis naturally if the condition is not severe. These treatments should also be taken after a urologist’s consultation. If none of these nonsurgical treatments are effective, the circumcision surgery becomes the last resort. If you have symptoms of phimosis, get in touch with us to book your consultation with the best urologist for phimosis treatment.

How long does it take to recover after circumcision?

After laser circumcision, the patient will be discharged from the hospital on the same day and can resume his normal activities from the next day.

At what age should foreskin be completely retractable?

The foreskin can be pulled back when it’s inside surface separates from the head of the penis, and the foreskin opening widens. This process happens naturally in childhood or during puberty and has usually happened by the age of 18. For a few people, it may not retract fully until they are 17 years old. When this happens, it’s called phimosis

Where can I get laser circumcision in Bhopal?

Pristyn Care provides laser circumcision in Bhopal. Along with providing seamless surgical experience, the advantages of treatment from Pristyn Care are:

  • USFDA approved
  • Highly experienced laser specialists
  • High success rate
  • Quick recovery
  • High-precision painless procedure
  • Hassle- free experience
  • No cost EMI
  • Daycare procedure

To consult a top urologist for phimosis treatment by circumcision in Bhopal, get in touch with us.

What are the symptoms of phimosis?

People who have come for phimosis treatment in Bhopal have noticed following symptoms:

  • Phimosis can lead to inflammation of the penis which is known as balanitis. If there is inflammation of both foreskin and penis, it is known as balanoposthitis.
  • There may be difficulty passing urine due to tight foreskin.
  • Pain during intercourse or lack of sensation.
  • Soreness, swelling and redness in the defect area.

If you have one or more of the above mentioned signs of phimosis, it is important to consult an expert doctor for phimosis treatment in Bhopal.

Why do adults get phimosis?

Adults usually get phimosis due to pathological reasons. Improper hygiene under the foreskin can increase the risk of bacterial and fungal attacks. Due to this, the foreskin and glans penis get inflamed and it becomes difficult to retract the foreskin.

How to have sex with phimosis?

Males who are dealing with phimosis and want to engage in sexual activities must use condoms and proper lubrication. Doing so reduces the risk of tearing of the tissues and aggravation of the symptoms. However, if you still face discomfort and pain during sex, discuss the permanent treatment of phimosis with your doctor.

Which is better, circumcised or uncircumcised?

Being circumcised or uncircumcised is a personal choice. However, circumcision offers a number of benefits that outweigh its cons. These include:

  • Easier to maintain penile hygiene
  • Prevention and treatment for various foreskin problems etc.
  • Reduced risk of urinary problems
  • Decreased risk of sexually transmitted infections
  • Significant protection against penile cancer
What common foreskin problems do males face?

The common foreskin-related problems faced by males include:

  • Phimosis – Difficulty in retracting the tight foreskin
  • Paraphimosis – Inability to pull the retracted foreskin to its original position
  • Balanitis – Inflammation of the head of the penis
  • Posthitis – Inflammation of the prepuce of the penis
  • Balanoposthitis – Inflammation of both the glans penis and the foreskin
What kind of doctor should I see for circumcision?

For circumcision, you can consult with a general physician or a urologist. Both can treat foreskin-related issues and perform circumcision. In case, you are facing severe urinary issues and planning to undergo circumcision, it is advisable to consult a urologist.

What is the cost of circumcision in Bhopal?

The cost of circumcision in Bhopal can lie anywhere between INR 25000 to INR 35000. The price is not definite in all clinics and hospitals of Bhopal. Depending upon the health of the patient, the type of circumcision done, and underlying issues (if any), the cost of circumcision may differ from one man to another.

How circumcision surgery is done?

Circumcision is a simple surgery where the foreskin of the penis is removed either for religious, cultural, or any medical reason. In open surgery, the foreskin is removed using a scalpel or surgical scissors. In laser circumcision, the foreskin is precisely removed with the help of a laser. The laser technique is much more accurate and safer than conventional open circumcision.

What is phimosis?

Phimosis is defined as an inability to retract the foreskin or prepuce that covers the head of the penis.

What causes phimosis?

Phimosis can occur due to several issues such as –

  • Poor hygiene
  • Inflammation or infection in the foreskin
  • Retracting the foreskin forcibly before its ready
Can a man with phimosis make a woman pregnant?

Yes, absolutely. Phimosis may create discomfort for the man during sexual intercourse, but as long as he can ejaculate semen, there are always chances of pregnancy. Phimosis does not affect the fertility of the man.

What is circumcision?

Circumcision refers to the surgical removal of the foreskin, covering the tip of the penis. It can be done for both religious as well as medical reasons.

Who can treat phimosis?

Urologists generally treat phimosis by performing advanced circumcision procedures. Consult Pristyn Care for advanced circumcision by the top urologists in Bhopal.

Does circumcision affect penis size?

No, circumcision does not affect the penis size in males. Circumcision can be done after birth or later in life for several social, religious, or medical reasons, but it does not affect penis size during any stages of life.

Does circumcision hurt? 

No, circumcision is done under local or general anesthesia so that the patient does not feel any pain. However, mild discomfort may occur at the surgical site after the procedure.

How to cure phimosis at home?

Phimosis can be managed by several home remedies, such as maintaining proper penile health, which includes regularly washing the foreskin to prevent the buildup of dirt, bacteria, urine, etc. In addition, people sometimes also stretch the foreskin back, but it must be done in a gentle and careful manner to avoid pain or bleeding. However, surgical procedure is the only effective way to treat phimosis.

What is the difference between phimosis and paraphimosis?

Phimosis is a condition where the foreskin cannot retract from around the tip of the penis. Paraphimosis is a condition where the foreskin is retracted but cannot move back to its normal position.

What causes paraphimosis?

Paraphimosis can be caused due to several reasons, including the following-

  • Tight foreskin than usual
  • Physical trauma in the genital area
  • Pulling the foreskin back too forcefully
  • Having a foreskin that has been pulled back for an extended period
Can I have sex with phimosis?

There is no strict restriction regarding having sex with phimosis. However, sexual intercourse while having phimosis can be immensely painful for men and, in severe cases, even lead to tearing of the foreskin.

How to cure phimosis?

There are several surgical as well as non-surgical treatment methods for phimosis. Some of the treatment methods include-

  • Exercise
  • Prescription medication
  • Over-the-counter medicines such as creams, ointments, etc.
  • Surgery which includes circumcision, preputioplasty, and frenuloplasty.
How to apply phimosis cream?

Phimosis creams or topical steroid cream can help soften the foreskin and make it easier to retract. However, it is important to be gentle with the foreskin while massaging the cream.

  • You can begin by covering the areas around the tip of your penis.
  • Gently massage the cream into the foreskin tissue until the cream is adequately absorbed into the skin.
Can phimosis occur in children? 

Yes, phimosis can occur in children as well as infants. However, in infants, phimosis usually goes away by the age of 7. If the condition still persists, you may opt for circumcision to treat it.

Is coconut oil good for phimosis?

Coconut oil offers natural lubrication to reduce dry skin around the penis. Gently massaging coconut oil can prevent phimosis or manage the pain during phimosis.

When to consult the doctor in case of a circumcised baby?

You may have to consult the doctor in case –

  • The baby doesn’t pee within 12 hours of the circumcision.
  • There is blood on their diaper larger than the size of a quarter.
  • Redness or swelling around their penis gets worse.
  • Signs of infection or pus.
  • Foul-smelling, cloudy drainage that comes from the tip of their penis.
  • The plastic ring used during circumcision is still intact even after 2 weeks of surgery.
How long does it take to heal from circumcision surgery?

Complete recovery may take 3-4 weeks after the circumcision procedure whereas you can resume regular activities within 2 days of surgery. You may be given dietary restrictions and post-operative tips by your doctor or healthcare institutions after your circumcision procedure.

Do I have phimosis?

If you are unable to retract your foreskin from the tip of your penis and trying to pull it down causes discomfort and pain for a long time, then it is highly likely that you are suffering from phimosis.

Is circumcision the only treatment option for phimosis? 

Circumcision is an effective way to treat phimosis but not the only way. There are several home remedies and over-the-counter creams and medications that can manage the symptoms of phimosis. However, circumcision is the most effective method to treat phimosis.

What factors affect the cost of circumcision in Bhopal?

Most babies recover from circumcision without any problems. However, chances of complications are about 1% depending on the surgical expertise of the surgeon and the medical health of the patient. Several factors that affect the cost of adenoidectomy are –

  • Type of procedure
  • Consultation fee of the urologist
  • Choice of the hospital for the procedure
  • Type of anesthesia used (local or general)
  • Post-consultation charges
  • Cost of medications
  • Insurance coverage
Is there insurance coverage for circumcision?

Some health insurance companies cover the cost of circumcision partially or fully if it is for medical reasons. Insurance for circumcision is not covered by the insurance companies if it is done for religious or social purposes. Pristyn Care has a dedicated team for assistance with insurance approval for circumcision procedures within 30 minutes. However, the insurance claim depends on your insurance policy and the terms and conditions set by the insurance provider.

Can phimosis cause cancer?

Phimosis does not directly lead to cancer. However, people with phimosis are at more risk of developing penile cancer.

At what age is phimosis a problem?

Phimosis usually gets cured on its own by the age of 7. If it still persists, it may be a problem depending on the amount of discomfort it can cause to the individual. Contact Pristyn Care for more information on circumcision surgery for phimosis.

Most effective and advanced phimosis treatment in Bhopal

Pristyn Care offers the latest laser circumcision procedure for the permanent treatment of phimosis and other penile problems in Bhopal. It is a non-invasive surgical procedure with a very high success rate. The surgery is approved by USFDA and is performed by our experienced surgeons. Our partner hospitals are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and you can trust us for a reliable and seamless surgery. Contact us to book your appointment with one of our specialists in your locality.

Benefits of choosing laser circumcision to cure phimosis:

  • Painless procedure
  • Minimum bloodless
  • Higher success rate
  • Minimum risks and complications
  • Has no negative effect on the fertility
  • Daycare procedure- discharge within a few hours
  • Daily dressing not required after circumcision
  • Rejoin work from the next day

What are the medical benefits of circumcision?

If circumcision is suggested to you for a medical reason, it will successfully treat the condition and also prevent recurrence from various foreskin problems. There is evidence that circumcision has various health benefits, such as-

  • Reduced risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs)
  • Reduces the chances of sexually transmitted diseases and infections including HIV.
  • Lower risk of penile cancer in men and cervical cancer in the female sex partners
  • Permanent prevention of balanitis, paraphimosis, phimosis, and balanoposthitis (BXO).
  • Easier to keep the penis clean

To consult our top urologists regarding how circumcision can benefit you, book an appointment and visit your nearest Pristyn Care clinic in Bhopal.

Renowned and Highly Skilled Circumcision Doctors

If you are looking to consult the best urologists for phimosis or any other penile condition, book an appointment at your nearest Pristyn Care clinic. We have the best surgeons and urologists in Bhopal, who specialize in scarless and pain-free laser circumcision. Our surgeons are certified by recognized medical authorities and have undergone the necessary training for performing circumcision surgeries. The doctors and surgeons are highly cooperative and you can discuss any doubts you may have with the doctor before undergoing the procedure.

Why choose Pristyn Care for Circumcision Surgery?

  • Our urologists in Bhopal offer private and confidential consultations. This allows the patient to openly discuss their condition.
  • We provide a 30% discount on diagnostic tests from our recommended centers. This makes the treatment even more affordable for the patient.
  • Each patient is allotted a single deluxe room at the hospital to ensure complete comfort.
  • A dedicated Care Buddy takes care of all the admission and discharge formalities at the hospital.
  • We provide a free commute facility on the day of the surgery. This ensures that the patient or their family does not face any difficulties in reaching the hospital.
  • The patient is provided with detailed instructions to be followed after the surgery.
  • The patient can also avail of the benefit of a free first follow-up within 7 days of the surgery.

Circumcision in adults

Circumcision is more associated with adults than in infants. Patients who undergo circumcision usually do it for religious or medical reasons. Here is what you can expect during the surgery –

  • During the procedure – The anesthesiologists administer anesthesia before the surgery to sedate your surgical site for a painless experience. The procedure can take anywhere between 10-20 minutes, depending on the surgical expertise of the urologists and the medical health of the patient. The doctor clips the foreskin away from the tip of the penis and removes the excess skin. The skin is then cauterized or stitched back to the shaft with sutures that eventually dissolve. You can go home on the same day of the surgery if your doctor sees you fit.
  • After the surgery – You’re likely to experience swelling and bruising during the initial hours after the surgery. Applying ice to your groin for 10 to 20 minutes after every two hours can help reduce pain after the surgery. It is also important to change your dressing frequently, as suggested by your medical practitioner, to keep your penis clean and prevent infection.

Circumcision in children

Circumcision in infants can be performed on the second or third day after the birth. Some people prefer circumcising their children during later stages in life due to social, religious, or medical purposes. It is important to consult a physician regarding your child’s health before their circumcision procedure. If you are considering circumcision for your child, here are some things you should know-

  • Preparing your baby for the procedure – First, consult the doctor regarding your baby’s health and all the risks and complications involved during the procedure. In some cases, when the baby is born premature, involving problems related to penile health, etc., parents can delay the procedure. Your medical practitioner will explain all the possible risks and complications related to the surgery, and after you have signed the consent form, the doctor will begin the procedure.
  • During the procedure – If the circumcision is done for the newborn, they’ll be awake during the procedure. Once the procedure is done, the doctor will inject an anesthetic near the base of the penis to ease the pain. Doctors may choose to apply cream reliever ointment as an alternative to anesthetic injection. The surgeon inserts clamps or plastic rings to clip off the excess foreskin. The ring that stays on usually falls off a few days after the circumcision. The surgery usually takes around 10 minutes, and you can leave with your baby a few hours after the procedure after consulting the doctor.
  • After the procedure – The procedure may make your kid fussy and irritable and so it is not advisable to put pressure on their penis. The tip of the penis may appear red and swollen, along with a yellow crust on the tip as well. This should go away on its own within 7 to 10 days after the procedure. You can gently wash the penis and regularly change the bandages while changing their diapers. You can use lubrication to keep the penis from sticking to the diaper. Changing diapers regularly can help ward off infection.

Benefits of Laser circumcision

Laser circumcision – Laser circumcision is an advanced method used as an alternative for traditional circumcision procedures. This involves the removal of the foreskin of the penis surgically for religious or medical purposes. It involves a laser or a powerful light beam to remove the foreskin around the tip of the penis. Surgeons with laser circumcision are able to achieve high precision, making it a more preferred surgical method today. Laser circumcision involves faster recovery and fewer chances of complications.

Benefits of laser circumcision include the following-

  • Reduced risk of infection
  • Minimum side effects
  • Faster recovery
  • No hospital stay
  • Minimal blood loss
  • Painless procedure
  • Higher success rate
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